​England - South England Area - Wessex region

Your Area Officer who represents you at Council is Professor Robert Mark Beattie, and your Regional Lead is Dr Christopher Magier. Find out useful contacts and activity in your RCPCH region.



Council is the members' representative body that reports directly to the Board of Trustees, and meets three times a year. Council sets the College's overall strategy, in particular with regard to issues affecting members. Find out more and read Council meeting minutes

Area Officer

The South England Area Officer sits on Council, and represents two RCPCH regions: South West and Wessex.

Regional Lead

The Wessex Regional Lead is the ambassador and advocate for your RCPCH region. Through the Area Officer, they represent you in Council and other meetings. They also liaise with specialty training bodies, to help ensure the quality of training. The Regional Lead is in this post for three years, with a possible extension for a further two years. 

Other contacts for your RCPCH region

Contacts for your training

RCPCH presence in Wessex

The Wessex region has 643 members (4.3% of the total in England) (last updated September 2018. The figures below show the age range, positions and locations with most members. An overview of all locations can be found in the RCPCH presence in Wessex Data document.

Paediatrics in Wessex